Staff Picks: January, 2013

Long Island Press - Staff Picks January 2013

Long Island Press - Staff Picks January 2013


Jack Reacher’s Rulesir?t=lonislpre 20&l=as2&o=1&a=0345544293Don’t let Tom Cruise’s role as crime-busting Jack Reacher fool you. The fictional former military officer is as tough as it gets and this book explains why. Reacher’s “Rules of Coffee” are a must-read!


Andy Warhol Campbell’s Tomato Soup Limited Edition:ir?t=lonislpre 20&l=as2&o=1&a=B0094WH080 The soup tastes the same, but these limited-edition, Warhol-inspired cans are way better. They come in four styles, are available at Target stores and each come with a nugget of wisdom from the pop art icon. Get them while you can—their 15 minutes are almost up!


Wiretap Crash’s Hand Over Fist EP: Wiretap Crash is a kick-ass post-hardcore band from LI that’s best experienced live. A super-group of sorts—with former members of Mind Over Matter, The Movielife and Dearly Departed, among others—this EP, Hand Over Fist, their only release to date, is the perfect introduction.


Hallucinations by Oliver Sachs:ir?t=lonislpre 20&l=as2&o=1&a=0307957241 Are the pink elephants real? They are if you think so. In Hallucinations, the brilliant professor of neurology, Oliver Sachs, shows how substantial our curious apparitions can be, and what their appearance says about the brain and its grip on reality. He says hallucinating is a vital part of the human condition. Come along as this wise guide explores the far reaches of our minds.